Tampa, Fla. (July 15, 2013) – Haneke Design, a leading mobile applications developer, today announced that Jason Rivers has joined the organization as Director of Design Services. Rivers, who brings more than 15 years of experience as an art and design director with a reputation for building highly effective, nimble in-house design teams, will lead and mentor the Haneke Design team and contribute to the firm’s overall creative output. In his new role, Rivers will also develop and pitch new design projects and work closely with clients to ensure exceptional understanding and interpretation of their creative needs and goals.
“Jason is insanely curious about new technologies, learns them quickly, and has a passion for user interaction and creative, intuitive design that makes him a perfect fit for us,” said Jody Haneke, president of Haneke Design. “I’ve followed his career since our days at Ringling College of Art + Design, and have always been amazed at his ability to absorb and use the latest and greatest skills, develop and maximize the talents of his design teams, and produce incredible work. His role is to ensure that our clients’ business objectives are being met through great design that integrates seamlessly with great development. He understands that good design is good business – and that’s why he’s here.”
Rivers’ capabilities include expert web application and website design, strong front-end development skills and a focus on team management and mentoring. His previous roles include serving as Design Director of ByDesign Technologies, where he led the company’s creative department in developing web-based applications for the direct sales industry, and as Creative Director of CyberWize, the in-house design agency for a multinational MLM organization. Rivers’ seven year tenure with the organization began with him being hired as the sole designer. He subsequently hired and managed the entire design department and was responsible for all of the organization’s online and offline marketing materials.